Voting Rights Elusive for Ex-Felons in Virginia

Doug Griswold/C-Ville Weekly
C-Ville Weekly | May 21, 2008
The Sentencing Project estimates that one in 41 adults have lost their voting rights because of a felony conviction. And while each state has its own laws regarding the restoration of a felon's civil rights, Virginia has one of the harshest sets of laws that make restoring your civil rights after a felony conviction a slog through a bureaucratic wasteland.

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